Former professional footballer and Paralympic coach Tony Larkin was completely debilitated by arthritis, until he met Nuffield Health Consultant Matthew Oakley.

Updated: Wednesday 21 February 2024

Published: Thursday 20 August 2015

Maria had always been an active person, from regularly attending spin classes to playing golf. However, earlier this year Maria was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF), an abnormal heart rhythm. Maria reflects on her journey following cardiac ablation, a procedure to correct the abnormal heart rhythm.

Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Published: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Family man, keen cyclist and skier Ewan had just about given up on the idea of a family skiing holiday after the worn-out cartilage in his knees prevented him from the flexibility he knew he’d need to ski down those slopes.

Updated: Thursday 23 November 2023

Published: Thursday 23 November 2023

67-year-old Geoff and his wife have a passion for skiing and walking in the Alps. However Geoff’s damaged knee cartilage was threatening to put a stop to these activities until he had a partial knee replacement on each side, just nine months apart. Feeling confident, he returned to the slopes just six months later, with next year’s ski trip already planned for March.

Updated: Monday 23 October 2023

Published: Monday 23 October 2023

Cyclist-enthusiast Paul was admitted to Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital following a health assessment which revealed he would need triple-heart-bypass surgery.

Updated: Friday 29 September 2023

Published: Wednesday 26 July 2023

While enjoying a friend’s stag do in Florida, Jason was admitted to hospital following a heart attack, aged 34. 21 years later, with three stents and open-heart bypass surgery, Jason explains how Nuffield Health’s connected healthcare services have supported his return to health.

Updated: Thursday 28 September 2023

Published: Thursday 28 September 2023

Suffering from arthritis pain in her hips and hands, Tracy was left housebound for two years during the pandemic. As the pain became unbearable and began to affect her daily routine, Tracy's local GP suggested applying for the Joint Pain Programme at Nuffield Health.

Updated: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Published: Tuesday 12 September 2023

For about five years, Mrs Sian Lee suffered with severe leg and back pain, but neither she nor her GP had realised it was down to her worn out hips. In September 2020 she consulted Mr Alun John at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals and at her request, had both her hips replaced on 8 December 2020. This has changed her life completely and she's returned to work and active living in double quick time.

Updated: Tuesday 22 August 2023

Published: Monday 2 August 2021

Formerly active Pat suffered with persistent leg pain that left her chairbound and very fed up. But once she started physiotherapy at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, not only did she reach her goal of standing up again, she can now even get up and down the stairs thanks to her physiotherapist Trudie.

Updated: Monday 21 August 2023

Published: Thursday 9 December 2021

Two knee injuries left Heather doubting she’d ever go back to her active lifestyle. But meeting with a Nuffield Health physiotherapist gave her the confidence to recover.

Updated: Friday 18 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Andrew got back to doing what he loves, just three months after hip replacement surgery at Nuffield Health Leicester. Now he's feeling the same pain in his other hip, he knows exactly where to go for his second hip replacement.

Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Peeps Nicols isn't your typical woman in her 70s – she’s an aspiring strong woman.

Updated: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 15 August 2023

When a knee injury prevented Rudy Killworth from doing what he loves most - competitive dancing, he consulted Anton Horne, Physiotherapy Manager at Nuffield Health Leicester, to learn how rehab could get him competing again.

Updated: Wednesday 19 July 2023

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2023

After two years of almost total sight loss from dense cataracts in both eyes, Suzanne Roberts had a nasty fall in February 2022, resulting in permanent damage to her elbow. Following cataract care for one eye from Mr Dan Morris of Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals in late November 2022, Suzanne returned soon in December 2022, for the other eye to be successfully treated.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Wednesday 24 May 2023

The TV chef and ‘I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! star had to slow down her busy schedule when hip pain started to affect her quality of life. To find a solution, Rosemary contacted Nuffield Health to learn how surgery could help.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Friday 6 January 2023

Jonathan's back to his best and enjoying a new lease of life, having completed a 10k walk only a few months after enrolling into Nuffield Health cardiac rehabilitation programme. He shares his experience on how the programme helped him get on the road to recovery.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Tuesday 7 February 2023

John was diagnosed with bowel cancer in August 2022. This April, during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, he shares his journey, from diagnosis to receiving treatment from Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Monday 24 April 2023

When Tom was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 43, his long-felt suspicions had been confirmed. He was the latest in his family to be diagnosed, and the youngest.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

A deformity in Derek's hip threatened his mobility, lifestyle and happiness. This is his story of conquering his condition, with a little help. Derek lives life to the full, he always has. “For me it’s so important to keep flexible and mobile,” he says. At 73 years old he’s fitter than many men half his age, doing two hours of exercise a day and practicing yoga and Pilates regularly.

Updated: Wednesday 12 April 2023

Published: Thursday 14 May 2015

Roz Mabey needed medical help to conquer severe hip pain that left her in tears. She now swims in the sea every day thanks to her life-changing surgery at Nuffield Health Vale Hospital.

Updated: Friday 22 July 2022

Published: Wednesday 24 November 2021